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horrible headline for the nfl in a week. tonight, that lineman for the cowboys, josh brent, is under arrest. his teammate, jerry brown, who was in the car with him, died in the accident. one week to the day of the murder-suicide involving jovan belcher. this evening, newly-released surveillance video of him. john schriffen on both cases. he begins here with the new arrest. >> reporter: a late night of drinking and driving leads to the death of a dallas cowboys player. his teammate now under arrest, charged with manslaughter while intoxicated. 24-year-old josh brent, a defensive lineman, was speeding down a service road in irving, texas, when his vehicle hit a curb, flipped over, killing the passenger, 25-year-old linebacker jerry brown. >> when the officers arrived on the scene, mr. brent was dragging mr. brown from the vehicle. >> reporter: this comes one week after kansas city chiefs linebacker jovan belcher killed his girlfriend, kasandra perkins, before turning the gun on himself at the team's practice facility. >> you were visiting somebody at these apar
josh brent will in court this morning. we're hearing from brent for the first time this morning. abc's clayton sandell has the story. >> reporter: police say that josh brent was speeding down this road when his mercedes crashed, flipped and caught fire. in the passenger seat, his teammate, jeff brown. brent was given and failed field sobriety tests. brown was rushed to a hospital where he died. >> once the officers learned that brown had passed away then mr. price-brent was under arrest for intoxication manslaughter. >> on behalf of josh, a tremendous loss to him. >> reporter: it's not the first time that brent has been charged with drinking and driving. he was arrested in college and sentenced to 60 days behind bars. from his jail cell overnight he released a statement. it's been a tragic week for the nfl. last saturday, kansas city chiefs jovan belcher murdered his girlfriend and then killed himself just hours earlier, police talked to belcher found passed out in his car. >> how are you doing tonight, man sf. >>. >> reporter: belcher had been drinking. but since he wasn't driving,
will play in cincinnati, one day after their defensive lineman josh brent was charged with intoxicated manslaughter. authorities say he was driving at a high rate of speed and lost control. brent will be in court today for a bail hearing after a crash that flipped his car and killed a teammate. abc news reporter clayton sandel has the latest. >> police say dallas cowboys player josh brent was speeding down this road after 2:00 a.m. saturday when his mercedes crashed, flipped and caught fire. in the passenger's seat, brent's teammate, jerry brown. >> when officers arrived on scene, mr. brent was removing or dragging mr. brown from the vehicle. >> brent was given and failed field sobriety tests. brown was rushed to a hospital where he died. >> once our officers learned that mr. brown had passed away, then mr. price brent was under arrest for intoxication manslaughter. >> on behalf of josh, a tremendous loss to him. this was like losing a little brother. >> it's not the first time brent was charged with drinking and driving. he was sentenced in college and sentenced to 60 days behind bars
the nfl is mourning the loss of one of its players. the dallas cowboys josh brent will be in court this morning. he flipped his car early saturday morning that killed a teammate. we're hearing from brent for the first time this morning. abc's clayton sandell has the story. >> reporter: police say that dallas cowboys player josh brent was speeding down this road, just after 2:00 a.m., when his mercedes crashed, flipped and caught fire. in the passenger seat, his teammate, jerry brown. >> when our officers arrived on scene, mr. brent was removing -- or dragging mr. brown from the vehicle. >> brent was given and failed field sobriety tests. brown was rushed to a hospital where he died. >> once the officers learned that brown had passed away then mr. price-brent was under arrest for intoxication manslaughter. >> on behalf of josh, a tremendous loss to him. this was like losing a little brother. >> reporter: it's not the first time that brent has been charged with drinking and driving. he was arrested in college and sentenced to 60 days behind bars. from his jail cell overnight he relea
crash and his teammate is facing criminal charges, josh brent was arrested for intoxication manslaughter after the sickle car accident at 2:30 a.m. in dallas. jerry brown, a linebacker who joined the practice squad this week, was pronounced dead at a local hospital. brent was born here in california, grew up in illinois. police say alcohol was a factor and brent lost control of his mercedes at a high rate of speed. >> the vehicle touched or impacted the outside curb of the service road, causing the vehicle to flip at least one time. the vehicle ultimately came to rest on its top, once it slid back into the roadway. >> brent faced two to 20 years if convicted of felony intoxication manslaughter. >>> several shopping districts in the oakland area are seeing expanded police and security patrols, this after an increase in burglaries and other crimes. tomas roman is live in the east bay. >> we're here in berkeley at the shopping district, and crime isn't a big problem here. but just over the boredder in oakland, robberies, burglaries and homicides are on the rise and oakland police are asking
their defensive lineman josh brent was charged with intoxicated manslaughter. authorities say he was driving at a high rate of speed and lost control. his car flipping in the accident, killing his teammate, jerry brown. it's the second time in a week there's been a tragedy involving an nfl player. abc news reporter chuck severtson has the details. >> early saturday morning josh brent was speeding on a service road in a dallas suburb when his car hit a curb and flipped. >> when our officers arrived on scene, mr. brent was removing or dragging mr. brown from the vehicle. i should also point out that the vehicle actually did catch on fire. >> the passenger, brent's cowboys's teammate, 25-year-old jerry brown, was pronounced dead at the hospital. brent was initially arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after failing a sobriety test and after brown died the charge was updated to intoxication manslaughter. cowboys owner jerry jones issued a statement saying we are deeply saddened by the news of this accident and the passing of jerry brown. at this time our hearts and prayers and deepest sympathi
. in a few hours the dallas cowboys will play in cincinnati, one day after their defensive lineman josh brent was charged with intoxicated manslaughter. authorities say he was driving at a high rate of speed and lost control. his car flipping in the accident, killing his teammate, jerry brown. it's the second time in a week there's been a tragedy involving an nfl player. abc news reporter chuck southeast son has the details. >> early saturday morning josh brent was speeding on a service road in a dallas suburb when his car hit a curb and flipped. >> when our officers arrived on scene, mr. brent was removing or dragging mr. brown from the vehicle. i should also point out that the vehicle actually did catch on fire. >> the passenger, brent's cowboys's teammate, 25-year-old jerry brown, was pronounced dead at the hospital. brent was initially arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after failing a sobriety test and of a brown died the charge was updated to intoxication manslaughter. cowboys owner jerry jones issued a statement saying we are deeply sad end by the news of this accident and the pass
saturday morning, josh brent was speeding on a service road in a dallas suburb when his vehicle hit a curb and flipped. >> our initial indication is that when officers arrived on scene, mr. brent was removing -- dragging mr. brown from the vehicle. i should also point out that the vehicle actually did catch on fire. >> the passenger, brent's cowboys teammate, 25-year-old jerry brown, was pronounced dead at the hospital. brent was initially arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after failing a sobriety test and after brown died, that charge was upgraded to intoxication manslaughter. cowboys owner jerry jones issued a statement saying, we are deeply saddened by the news of this accident and the passing of jerry brown. at this time our hearts and prayers and deepest simple this are with the members of jerry's family and all those who knew him and loved him. this incident comes a week after kansas city chiefs linebacker javon belcher killed his girlfriend and then took his own life at the team's practice facility. a newly released video taken before the murder-suicide shows police responding
morning, josh brent was speeding on a service road in a dallas suburb when his vehicle hit a curb and flipped. >> our initial indication is that when officers arrived on scene, mr. brent was removing -- dragging mr. brown from the vehicle. i should also point out that the vehicle actually did catch on fire. >> the passenger, brent's cowboys teammate, 25-year-old jerry brown, was pronounced dead at the hospital. brent was initially arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after failing a sobriety test and after brown died, that charge was upgraded to intoxication manslaughter. cowboys owner jerry jones issued a statement saying, we are deeply saddened by the news of this accident and the passing of jerry brown. at this time our hearts and prayers and deepest simple this are with the members of jerry's family and all those who knew him and loved him. this incident comes a week after kansas city chiefs linebacker javon belcher killed his girlfriend and then took his own life at the team's practice facility. a newly released video taken before the murder-suicide shows police responding
in the nfl tonight. >> cowboys nose tackle josh brent was arrested this morning. faces the charge of intoxication manslaughter. >> jovan belcher was supposed to be taking the field tonight for the chiefs. that's not going to happen. police say that jovan belcher killed his girlfriend and then killed himself in front of his coach. >> what a rough weekend for nfl. cover of "time" magazine this week, roger goodell, the nfl commissioner is there. the question is, can roger goodell save football? george will, are the pressures of pro football worth our cheers? >> it may be a guilty pleasure the way boxing now is, we don't look at boxing the way we used to, because we know what's happening to brain trauma. george, let me give you some numbers, in 1980, there were three nfl players who weighed more than 300 pounds. 2011, 352 over 300 pounds. football is played basically within ten yards of either side of the line of scrimmage. these big men are quick as cats. the kinetic energy is such, the body is simply not made for it. last year, 31 of 32 nfl offensive lines averaged more than 300 pou
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